Arches National Park

Arches National Park

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Obama Administration Will Act Quickly to Reverse Bush’s 11th-hour Rulings

November 12, 2008, 8:09 am
The Bush administration’s time in office is finally winding down (huzzah!). But unfortunately, the administration doesn’t seem to be slowing down. As we reported last week, Bush is using his executive power to push through a number of 11th-hour regulations (he is “The Decider,” you know), many of which ...

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Another Parting Gift

November 10, 2008, 7:39 am
Gale Norton has to be happy. In 2003, Ms. Norton, then President Bush’s secretary of the interior (and now a senior oil executive at Royal Dutch Shell), struck a deal with the governor of Utah that would open about 3 million pristine acres of federal land to oil and ...

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U.S. to Open Public Land Near Parks for Drilling

November 10, 2008, 7:17 am
The Bureau of Land Management has expanded its oil and gas lease program in eastern Utah to include tens of thousands of acres on or near the boundaries of three national parks, according to revised maps published this ...

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Iconic arch, popular spot for photographers, collapses at Arches National Park in Utah

August 11, 2008, 8:11 am
ARCHES NATIONAL PARK, Utah - One of the largest and most photographed arches in Arches National Park has collapsed. Paul Henderson, the park's chief of interpretation, said Wall Arch collapsed sometime late Monday or early Tuesday. The arch is along Devils Garden Trail, one of the most popular in the park. ...

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